Can Papaya based beauty products do the trick?


Recently, many have been turning toward the fruit family for their daily beauty prep. We’ve heard about the power of coconut oil, olive oil, avocado – you name it! But when I heard of papaya-based products, I was slightly sceptical. It just seemed silly to think of yet another one of nature’s nutrientrich fruits bursting onto the scene.  Could it really benefit my skin like my other facial cleansers? Or was it simply a fad? papaya

Well, papaya is the real deal! This fruit is jam-packed with vitamins A, C, K and K, as well as antioxidants, magnesium, potassium, carotene, protein, and fiber. So what does this mean?

Papaya is a natural skin brightener, so it diminishes blemishes and makes your skin glow. That’s right, those scars, fine lines and acne marks will vanish. Bonus: your face will feel freshly hydrated!

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Cosmetic ingredients to avoid at all costs


Do you purchase cosmetics without reading the label? shutterstock_156860642

It is estimated that a woman applies an average of 168 chemicals to her body daily. It is not the individual, small amounts of each industrially produced synthetic chemical we should be concerned about, but rather the cumulative and combined effects, over time of these chemicals. The amassed absorption of these ingredients in our blood stream can cause grave consequences. From infertility, to changing hormones, to early onset puberty, allergies, and yes, even certain types of cancer. Is your health a priority for you? Are you influenced so much by the media that you purchase blindly without ever researching what might be best for YOU?

We are constantly bombarded with adverts presenting images of what we “should’ look like, or information on social networks and magazines of what we can do to “change” how we look . Little is said about what…

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Question: can ketones support your health goals?

How many of you feel the need to get in shape before the summer months arrive? How many of you need a small boost? I understand the struggle of course! The statistics are clear, over 85% of people trying to lose weight fail in the long run. Well, this may be the boost you need! Have … Continue reading Question: can ketones support your health goals?

A simple solution to healthier hair (it’s not what you’re thinking…)

Most women take great care of their hair. We shampoo it with the best shampoos and conditioners on the market, we apply natural oils to retain suppleness and shine....and then, what do we do? Where do we end up lacking the most?  We soon realize that beauty DOES come from within. I'm not talking about … Continue reading A simple solution to healthier hair (it’s not what you’re thinking…)